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Crime up but police scores points

By ERWIN CHLANDA There have been further increases in crimes against the person, Commander Craig Laidler told media this morning, but the rise is less...

Nature, markets kind to cattlemen. Crime, officialdom are not.

By ERWIN CHLANDA It’s a room full of smiles as cattlemen are gathering for their annual meeting after record rains and beef prices in the...

Brawling parties: in the streets, in the meeting rooms

By KIERAN FINNANE See you around the table or see you in court? The Town Council last night took a bet each way: inviting the...

Government gets tough on crime

By ERWIN CHLANDA The government is bringing in a significant suite of new measures to cut crime including "tougher than ever consequences for breach of...

Tourism wants independent inquiry into crime

UPDATE March 19, 1pm Crime statistics released today show yet another massive increase in offences against person: In January, compared with the same month last...

Crime levels ‘well below’ peaks in mid last decade

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Crime in Alice Springs trended down for a number of years leading in 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic and remains well...

As the government is failing, all eyes are on the council

COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA Something terrible will happen if nothing is done. That's been the public fear for a long time in response to the...

Crime up, transparency down

By ERWIN CHLANDA News of a sharp rise in offences “against the person” coincided with the cancellation of Parrtjima events scheduled for the Mall as...

Juvenile justice: Return to failed programs?

OpEd by KIRSTEN WILSON Crime is a common political battleground – and nowhere more so than the Northern Territory. Four years ago, Labor swept into...

Police & prison do not prevent crimes: Greens candidate on ‘defunding police’

By ERWIN CHLANDA Policing crime and punishing it is one of Alice Springs’ few thriving industries. Take a look at the centre of town: we’ve...
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Youth bail laws strengthened

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